Bahrain airport expansion work to start next month

Work on the new $1.1 billion Bahrain International Airport (BIA) is set to start in October now that preparatory work is almost complete. Bahrain international Airport

This has included the destruction of old buildings and the removal of old cables and placing of new ones, is in its final stages, Transportation and Telecommunication Minister Kamal Ahmed told Gulf Daily News.

The foundation work also included the transfer of Bahrain Aviation Fuelling Company facilities, the building of a main access security gate, the setting up of a new fire station, and the establishment of new staff car parks.

The BIA will have the capacity to hold 14 million passengers.

It is one of the biggest projects ever held under the Gulf Development Fund.

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